Developed by members of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, this freely available tool offers a unique opportunity to hear and see a variety of animal sounds in real time. Users can listen to a particular sound while watching the animal that makes it and viewing dynamically generated waveforms and spectrograms of the sound itself.
This is part of the 2006 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge
Marylane at Neat New Stuff I Found This Week says,
“New visualization techniques are turning out to be extraordinarily powerful tools not just for displaying and clarifying scientific principles but for advancing further research – and the images are nifty besides. You can also view slide shows of previous years’ winners.”